Defending champion Kei Nishikori fended off Roberto Bautista Agut in their Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell quarter-final on Friday. The top seeded needed three sets to move past the Spaniard, and engaged in numerous cat-and-mouse points such as this one.
Leander Paes’ bid for his 700th doubles match win will be put on hold for another tournament, after he and Daniel Nestor lost to Spaniards David Marrero and Tommy Robredo 7-5, 6-2 in their first-round doubles match Wednesday at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell.
World No. 53 Victor Estrella Burgos shocked fourth seed Marin Cilic on Wednesday in the second round of the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, upsetting the Croat 6-4, 6-4 at the Real Club de Tenis Barcelona.
Tennis journalists spend their days writing and talking about the sport, but Monday in Bucharest, 25 writers had the opportunity to put their media job aside and take the court with top doubles stars at the BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy 2015.
After what he declared to be his most positive week of the season so far in Monte-Carlo, World No. 4 Rafael Nadal is now in Barcelona, preparing to launch his campaign for a ninth Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell crown.